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Tickets for DPAC's Special Sensory-Friendly Performance of

How the Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical

Still On Sale!!

DPAC presents a special sensory-friendly production of How The Grinch Stole Christmas: The Musical Saturday, December 3, 2016 at 11:00 am. Special sensory-friendly features include:

  • Fewer loud noises and flashing lights during the production.

  • Quiet areas sectioned off in the lobby.

  • On-site volunteers to assist families throughout the performance

  • Detailed instructions and character comparisons for parents to download and/or print to assist communication about the event.


Seratoma Arts Center Announces Sensory-Friendly Creative Saturdays!

This event will offer accessible accommodations for individuals with Sensory Processing Disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). 

The Arts Center  will provide an accepting and inclusive environment, modifications to sound and lighting, noise canceling headsets, and a quiet room.

  • Saturday Nov. 5th 1-3 p.m: Drama with Jen MacPherson.
  • Saturday December 3rd 1-3 p.m: Visual Art with Michelle Davis-Petelinz


#WeAreHere! Cultural Resource Fair a Big Success!

Thank you to everyone who came out to join us in downtown Raleigh for We Are Here! Stay tuned for more news and events from the Arts Learning Community for Universal Access!

Arts Access' Artist Registry

Calling all artists!!! Artists, musicians, at all levels and abilities welcome! Arts Access strives to encourage and promote the work of artists with disabilities throughout North Carolina. As a part of this goal we wanted to start a registry which will allow us to connect you with resources and help promote your work. Register here.


This Weekend:
Raleigh Dance Theatre's Annual Storybook Tales!

This week, Raleigh Dance Theatre presents its annual Storybook Tales! The company will offer a sign language interpreter for the Sunday, November 6 show at AJ Fletcher Theater. The performance is most appropriate for K-5, but "kids" and dance lovers of all ages are welcome!

Choose Joy Dance Co.!

Stage Door Dance announces Complimentary Dance Classes for students with Special Needs! November 12. Students will have fun while expressing themselves through movement, and making friends!

Space is limited, so be sure to RSVP by calling 919-720-3036 or email

Kudos To Our Partners In Access!

Arts Access would like to say a big thank you to our gracious supporters, the Junior Women's Club of Raleigh


Upcoming AD Performances:


Charlie Brown Christmas & Jingle Bell Jukebox at Raleigh Little Theatre, November 6, 5:00pm

Suddenly Last Summer at Meredith College, November 13, 3:00pm

Spamalot at NC Theatre, November 19, 2:00pm

The May Queen at Playmakers Repertory Theatre, November 29, 7:30pm

Written on the Heart at Murphy Auditorium, December 4, 3:00pm

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at Cary Arts Center, December 4, 3:00pm

Cinderella at Raleigh Little Theatre, December 11, 5:00pm

Black Nativity at Stewart Theatre, December 19, 7:00pm



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